Snowboy and the Last Tree Standing
Snowboy and the Last Tree Standing

Snowboy and the Last Tree Standing

Written by Hiawyn Oram & illustrated by Brigitta Sif
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Mar 27, 2018
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Snowboy is busy saving the Polar Bear King when Greenbackboy approaches him with an idea for a game called KA-CHING—a game that will make them rich. It’s easy: all they need to do is cut down all of the trees in the forest and catch all of the fish in the ocean and trade it in for piles and piles of shiny KA-CHING. But if all the trees are gone, they won’t be able to breathe. And what is a sea without fish? Their world would be inhospitable. Since Greenbackboy can’t see the forest for the trees, it’s up to Snowboy to trust his instinct to protect and nurture, rather than destroy. In a tale that glimmers with quiet power and hope, Hiawyn Oram transforms a universal cautionary tale into an accessible and imaginative fantasy, made all the more vivid by Birgitta Sif’s beautiful and atmospheric artwork.

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    March 27, 2018
    Candlewick Press
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    3 - 7 years
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